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Increased danger of avalanches in Kamchatka due to snowfall

Kamchatka avalanche center issued a storm warning on the increased risk of avalanches from the slopes of volcanoes and hills caused by the cyclone brought by Kamchatka snow.

"On January 20, inclusive of avalanches in mountain areas Ust Bolsheretsky, Elizovo, Milkovskiy and Ust-Kamchatsky, Kamchatka regions, including in the Kronotsky reserve Klyuchevskaya group of volcanoes, volcanic Viluchinsky, Kozelsky, Koryak and Avachinsky," — said in a statement.

Directors of companies active in the mountains, it is recommended to take increased security measures. Tourists, sportsmen and hunters — to refrain from visiting the avalanche slopes in the period of the storm warning.

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Katla volcano is preparing to erupt

Near the largest Icelandic volcano Katla seismic activity has increased significantly. In recent days, scientists have recorded several small earthquakes reportedAssociated Press.

"This is one of the most dangerous volcanoes, so we closely follow him. Earthquakes near Katla happen regularly, but quite unusual, is now a series of small earthquakes occur almost every ten minutes, "- said Pall Einarsson of the University of Iceland.

Volcanic activity around Katla started to increase in July, but has only recently reached the tremors of magnitude 3.0.

Iceland is located in the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, a high level of volcanic activity. Large volcanic eruptions

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The unprecedented seismic activity in Kamchatka

Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, September 7 — RIA Novosti. Professionals registered for the last day of almost fifteen hundred local earthquakes near the erupting volcano in Kamchatka Kizimen, told RIA Novosti the Institute of Volcanology and Seismology.

"At night time (fixed) over the crater glow Kizimov, indicating that the output of fresh lava and the glow of the lava flow on the eastern flank of the volcano," — said the source.

According to him, local seismic events in the area of the volcano accompanied by continuous spasmodic volcanic tremor.

Volcanic eruption Kizimen located on the western slope of the southern part of the

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Near the largest Icelandic volcano Katla an earthquake

Near the largest Icelandic volcano Katla seismic activity has increased significantly. In recent days, scientists have recorded several small earthquakes, according to Associated Press.

"This is one of the most dangerous volcanoes, so we closely follow him. Earthquakes near Katla happen regularly, but quite unusual, is now a series of small earthquakes occur almost every ten minutes, "- said Pall Einarsson of the University of Iceland.

Volcanic activity around Katla started to increase in July, but has only recently reached the tremors of magnitude 3.0.

Iceland is located in the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, a high level of volcanic activity. Large volcanic

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Kronotsky Reserve can now virtually visit

MOSCOW, September 5 — RIA Novosti.Visitors to the site Kronotsky reserve (Kamchatka) can take a virtual tour of the Valley of Geysers, directly from the monitor screen, the press service of the reserve.

"Thanks to modern technology you can now experience the effect of the presence in the protected area and get a free tour," — said in a statement.

Online traveler, as outlined in the report, can stop at the observation deck, enjoy the view and learn interesting facts about the geysers.

The report also says that soon the site will be able to reserve "in absentia" to go

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Off the coast of Vanuatu powerful earthquake

Earthquake of magnitude 6.1 occurred on Monday night near the island nation of Vanuatu in the Pacific.

As informs "Interfax", the epicenter of the quake was located at about 70 kilometers away from one of the islands.

The possibility of damage and no casualties were reported.

Recall, on Saturday off the coast of Vanuatu earthquake with magnitude 7.0.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the epicenter of the quake was located at a distance of 122 km south-east of the city Isangel, at 20.6 degrees south latitude and 169.7 degrees east longitude. Hearth lies at a depth 135 km.

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Earthquake in Vanuatu

Earthquake of magnitude 7.0 occurred on Saturday at 22:55:37 GMT on the coast of the island nation of Vanuatu. This was reported by the U.S. Geological Survey.

The epicenter was located at coordinates 20.6 degrees south latitude and 169.7 degrees east longitude, its center lies at a depth of 135.7 kilometers, the ITAR-TASS news agency.

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PORT VILA, September 4. Earthquake of magnitude 7.0 occurred on Saturday at 22:55:37 GMT on the coast of the island nation of Vanuatu.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the epicenter of the quake was located at a distance of 122 km

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Earthquake in Chile

BUENOS AIRES, September 3 — RIA Novosti, Alexander Solovsky.5.9 magnitude earthquake occurred off the coast of Chile, 600 km south-west of the capital Santiago, according to the website of the Chilean Seismological Service.

Earthquakes have been recorded at 20.21 MSK Saturday. The epicenter was located at 124 kilometers west of the village Thiru (about 10,000 people). Its center lies at a depth of 12 kilometers.

Information on casualties or damage were reported.

Chile is characterized by high seismic activity. In late February of last year in the South American country in the 8.8-magnitude earthquake and ensuing tsunami killed more

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The volcano became more active in the Sea of Azov video

Volcano in Golubitskaya (Azov Sea) threw a column of water with dirt.

Underwater mud volcanoes are usually in shallow waters. When resting, they release gas bubbles which rise along with turbidity, revealing its location. Eruption of these volcanoes lead to the formation of islands, which are quickly washed away by waves. In place of mud-smeared islands accumulated sediments. Formed offshore submarine banks. These sites are dangerous to navigation. They are plotted on a map and listed in the sailing directions. In the Azov Sea and so are Golubitskaya Temryuk banks.

Last Golubitsky volcano exploded on

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Scientists predict that Icelands new cataclysms

MOSCOW, September 2 — RIA Novosti.Earthquake of magnitude 3.2, recorded Icelandic weather service near Katla volcano on Friday morning, has allowed scientists to determine the most likely "candidates to the eruption" of Icelandic volcanoes, said in a Friday newspaper Iceland Review.

This earthquake was the continuation of seismic activity in the region. Earlier on Sunday, there were two tremors, east of the volcano Hekla a magnitude of 2.4 and near the volcano Katla magnitude 2.3. The strength of the current earthquakes, as noted in the article, does not exceed the maximum value for Iceland this summer: the

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